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  1. [Trip Report] I appreciate the interest, thanks. Heres a few...

    I appreciate the interest, thanks.
    Heres a few from yesterday near Stevens Pass WA.

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  2. [Trip Report] Some rare sunny days this winter in the Central...

    Some rare sunny days this winter in the Central Washington Cascades!

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  3. [Trip Report] Glen Canyon National Rec Area Backpack April 25-28,2016

    This is a little travelled area near the end of the Hole in the Rock road that departs south out of Escalante Town traversing a long plateau above the Escalante River. 55 miles down the road is a...
  4. [Trip Report] Hello Glenn, 5 of us camped in the Northgate...

    Hello Glenn,
    5 of us camped in the Northgate Peaks crosscountry zone where we were told to camp out of site of the trail on durable surfaces. We chose dense pine needle beds and crypto free sand...
  5. [Trip Report] Zion Summits: Courting Angels Beyond the Gates May 1-5, 2016

    Zion National Park, Kolob Terrace Region


    North Guardian Angel 7395' Class 4 Northeast Ridge
    West Northgate Peak 7267' Class 3 North Ridge
    South Guardian Angel 7140' Class 4 Northeast...
  6. [Trip Report] Canyonlands Needles Crosscanyon Traverse April 10-15, 2016

    6 Days in the Needles District of Canyonlands National Park:


    Days 1 and 2 I spent with Abert (David) carcamped at Davis Canyon. I had intended to backpack from Salt Creek/Cave Spring TH but he...
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    [Trip Report] Internet searches put me in the vicinity of the...

    Internet searches put me in the vicinity of the first site. But I completely stumbled past the honey comb to the pictograph alcove on a random ramble heading up the mesa. Those are my favorite...
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    [Conditions] H2O in White Pocket

    Hi all,
    I am thinking of a loop from Wire Pass to Paria, exit Adams Route onto south side rim of Buckskin, pass through White Pocket and skirt the north side of the Wave permit area back to the TH. ...
  9. [Trip Report] Classic Death Valley Natl Park Hikes II Dec. 2-3, 2015

    Dec 2nd; Fall Canyon


    I wanted one big deep canyon and this one satisfied. I also wanted to scope the three known blockages for the potential future loop with Red Wall Canyon that Jason H. and...
  10. [Trip Report] Classic Death Valley Natl Park Hikes I Nov 30-Dec 1, 2015

    Finally arrived in Death Valley National Park for the first time for a quick taste!


    Nov 30th: Golden Canyon/Gower Gulch loop with sides of Manly Beacon 820' and Red Cathedral 980'.


    I...
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    [Trip Report] Thanks for the info. Just enough clarity and...

    Thanks for the info. Just enough clarity and vagueness to allow me to do the rest with relative confidence, yet hopefully, keep the destructive types out. Someday soon...especially if we get...
  12. [Trip Report] Big Escalante Loop: Stevens/Fold/Bobway/Coyote Gulch April 25-30, 2015

    Trip Report with more chronological pics here:
    http://www.nwhikers.net/forums/viewtopic.php?t=8016013

    It doesn't get better in the desert......


    Glen Canyon National Recreation Area:

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  13. Hello Scott, Since I drive a Civic, I figure...

    Hello Scott,
    Since I drive a Civic, I figure I'll never see all the "Cathedrals and Temples" unless I hike to them. Thinking of a loop from the Hwy up South Desert, through the Reef, and back down...
  14. Capitol Reef North District Terra Incog? Anyone been there?

    Looking for info on hiking the South and Middle Deserts, Deep Creek, Water Canyon, etc. Seems no one goes there. Google Earth and Topos show significant potential for water.
    Chime in if you have...
  15. [Trip Report] I added pics to the text.

    I added pics to the text.
  16. [Trip Report] Wanted to mention I figured out how to post...

    Wanted to mention I figured out how to post pictures, yay! Up here in the PNW they are fond of saying that TR's are, "useless without 'em!"
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    [Trip Report] Talk about sketch on the stock trail! Thanks for...

    Talk about sketch on the stock trail! Thanks for posting, it is high on the list!
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    They do have two other canyons to go through: AZ...

    They do have two other canyons to go through: AZ Hotspring and Goldstrike, not in wilderness.
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    Boyscout Canyon NV guessing 3B II

    Hi all,

    This is a discussion thread.
    A question for folks who do quite a bit of canyoneering....
    I am not a technical canyoneer. i am not a crag climber. Mostly I scramble peaks and love 2A...
  20. [Trip Report] Mojave Desert Finale, yep, Summits-Canyons Feb 12-13, 2015 Now w Pics!

    Two days left and I could not make a decision. Was it going to be peak scrambles, narrow canyon descents, or perhaps more hot springs? Well at Lake Mead National Recreation Area you can have each of...
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    Hello Courtney, I've done some of the stuff you...

    Hello Courtney,
    I've done some of the stuff you posted on SP. Loved it: east side Zion and I think some other places as well. Some awesome overlooked and aesthetic scrambles you have recorded. ...
  22. [Trip Report] Southern Nevada Desert Dreaming Part 4 Feb 9-11, 2015 Now w/Pics!

    Well, truth be told, I seriously pulled my left calf running down (or up) that darn dune!
    Thus, for the next couple days it was easy walks and viewing extensive petroglyph panels while it loosened...
  23. [Trip Report] Mojave National Preserve, Desert Part 3. Feb 6-7, 2015 Now w/Pics!

    Link to pics, chronological, with route explanations at bottom of text.

    After the Muddy Mountains fine Peak scrambling I decided to seek some more aesthetic summit ascents. What I found was just...
  24. [Trip Report] More Southern Nevada Wilderness Rambles Feb. 4-5, 2015 Now w/Pics!

    Feb 4. After some mountains I needed a canyon. Arrow Canyon Wilderness features a great deep limestone canyon with many petroglyphs.

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    I turned it into a loop by...
  25. [Trip Report] Pinto Valley Wilderness, Lake Mead NRA Feb 2-3, 2015 escape. Now w/pics!

    This is a little known area, I suppose, outside of Vegas hiking circles. But with no snow at home and my attitude plummetting, I needed a desert hiking and peak scrambling escape. I found this, and...
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